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Untangling Alzheimer's by Paring Plaques Bolsters Amyloid Theory

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Science  06 Aug 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5685, pp. 762
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5685.762a

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New research in mice suggests that targeting one of the two molecular aggregates gumming up brains with Alzheimer's disease also rids tissue of the other, as long as treatment starts early enough.